|Recent advances in fracture treatment Part 2, Compound fractures|
This film opens with the intertitle 'The same plaster fixation which is necessary to immobilise the fracture, also controls the infection satisfactorily'. X-rays and then images of a damaged leg are seen with the bone protruding outward progress at 4 and 6 months is indicated via an x-ray. A female patient is seen pacing around in a garden. Another patient who has had their fingers 'dragged off' by a machine, demonstrates his mobility (he retans use of the thumb joint)...
Keywords: Fractures; Fractures -- history; Fractures -- rehabilitation; Prostheses and Implants; limb damage; Accidents, Occupational
|Recent advances in fracture treatment Part 4|
Part 4 opens with an intertitle describing 'Case 3' which lasts approximately 10 minutes this involves a man with a fracture of the tibia and fibula. X-rays illustrate the 'deformity'. In the operating theatre, the surgeon prepares the surgical bed (levers and winches are reminiscent of a D-I-Y work bench) then the leg is pinned and secured in place using plaster of paris. The patient returns to the ward and is held in traction...
Keywords: Fractures; Fractures -- history; Fractures -- rehabilitation; Prostheses and Implants; Accidents, Occupational; limb damage
|The human factor - Wellcome Library|
This film is about how accidents in the workplace might occur. In the form of a semi-dramatic reconstruction, narrated by Maurice Denham, we see how a factory worker, Stan Berry, becomes the victim of a serious accident while at work. We arrive at the scene of the accident, an industrial work place with stacks of oil drums at the same time as the ambulance. The following sequences explore how the accident happened and who is to blame...
Keywords: Accidents, Occupational; Health education; Medical sciences; Safety education; Occupational safety; Health services; Accidents, Occupational; Medical
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|RAF Mae West - Wellcome Library|
This is a clinical film showing experiments on an anaesthetised male subject in order to test the 'righting behaviour' of five different life jackets / buoyancy aids (including a German model) in a swimming pool. The experiments took place during WWII. The models are preceeded with intertitles with the relevant model details: RAF Mae West, USAAF Life Waistcoat, BOT Victory Lifebelt, Morner Life Bag, German kapok life waistcoat with chin support...
Keywords: Medicine, Military; Anesthesia; Human Experimentation; Accidents; Warfare; Medicine, Military; Anesthesia; Human Experimentation; Medicine
|Demonstrations of the H N method of artificial respiration - Wellcome Library|
This is a demonstration film showing the method of artificial respiration in cases of drowning. This method is demonstrated on a number of different subjects both male and female. 1 segment.
Keywords: Respiration, Artificial -- history; Rescue Work; Rescue Work -- history; Medical Services; Accidents; Medical treatment; Respiration, Artificial -- history; Rescue Work; Rescue Work -- history; Medicine